Global X Lithium ETF
Mr. Market is smiling upon electric car manufacturer Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA). The company’s stock has had an incredible run-up in 2013 as Tesla has seemingly left years of losses in the dust by posting very impressive numbers in the most recent fiscal quarter.
Some investors are most likely seeking a more secure investment that can still ride on Tesla’s success. I believe that the more »
Here in California the gas prices are insane. Hopefully, one day electric cars will save us all. In the meantime electric has the problem of our batteries not being up to snuff. Emerging battery technologies aside, lithium-ion is what we have right now. Lithium ion batteries are used in everything from cellphones to cars to cameras. It is a shame that the list goes through three Cs. If I had more »
Beyond its use in pharmaceutical drugs and maybe the song of the same name by grunge rock legends Nirvana, I‘ve never given any thought to lithium, especially in the context of investing and investment ideas. Pharmaceuticals comprise only about 2% of the end uses for lithium, however, and the majority of global lithium supply is used for other industrial and technological applications. The metal, which occurs fairly abundantly in more »
Smartphones are a booming business all over the world, and tablets are in the first stages of what could be a gigantic market over the following years. These products require lithium for their batteries, and electric cars could mean another dramatic boost for lithium demand in the long term. Given an opportunity of this size, it makes sense to consider some alternatives to profit from growing lithium demand
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